Creativity and craftsmanship are at the heart of your development on this course, allowing you to explore your own interests in menswear and womenswear. Specialist areas such as tailoring, sportswear, creative cutting and materials innovation will inform your ideas. You will develop an individual approach and understanding helping you to think widely and critically about the subject and practice of fashion. The course is 60% practice-based and 40% academic studies. When you join this course, you develop skills that will help you towards your future in the fashion industry – a booming market that, according to the British Fashion Council, contributes over £28bn to the UK economy and supports 880,000 jobs. Fashion has a distinguished reputation at Brighton and you will be a part of the already successful and well-established programme of fashion and textiles courses.
In Year 1 you will develop the technical skills of fashion design, including pattern cutting, draping and garment manufacture, while designing and exploring the cultural and commercial contexts of fashion. In Year 2, design projects will broaden your knowledge of different fashion market sectors. As well as testing your design skills, the projects will help you build a body of design work and garment samples to add to your portfolio. Optional work placement opportunities are available in the UK, Europe and the USA in Year 3. In your final year, you will design and make a collection of market-specific outfits. You will also produce a professional portfolio of design work, a dissertation and business plan.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
|6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5. in each element, or equivalent English Language qualification.
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland
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